We’ve collected resources to answer questions that you might have about fair use, access to educational materials, and temporary changes to Copyright Office operations during the COVID-19 outbreak. authorsalliance.org/?p=8285
Authors Alliance encourages the U.S. Copyright Office to promulgate a regulation to allow applicants to identify a work as having been first “published” online. Read more about our comment on the definition of publication in the online context: authorsalliance.org/?p=8243pic.twitter.com/eLTGrzwjM2
New research from Yuvaraj & @rgibli identifies serious deficiencies in publishing agreements and in specific provisions for returning rights to authors. Read about their findings and why they recommend introducing baseline minimum protections for authors.